By Andrew Shaffer
Rock stars, rappers, and actors have not constantly had a monopoly on misbehaving. there has been a time while authors fought with either phrases and fists, a time while poets have been those dwelling quick and demise younger. This witty, insightful, and wildly enjoyable narrative profiles the literary greats who wrote generation-defining classics such as The nice Gatsby and On the Road while dwelling and loving like hedonistic rock icons, who have been as more likely to cross on epic benders as they have been to hit the bestseller lists. Literary Rogues turns again the clock to think about those historic (and, every so often, residing) legends, together with Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Parker, Hunter S. Thompson, and Bret Easton Ellis. Brimming with attention-grabbing research, Literary Rogues is half nostalgia, half literary research, and a unconditionally raucous social gathering of incredible writers and their sometimes afflicted legacies.
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Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors by Andrew Shaffer